Monday, August 30, 2010

Orange, New Friends of People with Diabetes

citrus fruit

Beliefs of ancient Egyptians placed orange as one of the foods that can protect the body from various kinds of poisons and diseases. That is what later became the basis of today's scientists found that treating diabetic oranges role.

As quoted from the page of the Daily Mail, scientists study the content of naringenin, a kind of antioxidant that gives a bitter taste in citrus. This element was developed to manage type 2 diabetes.

occurs when the body is unable to produce enough insulin to regulate blood sugar levels. And, studies show that naringenin help improve the body's sensitivity to insulin and helps patients maintain a healthy weight. This is an important part of diabetes care.

The scientists found that naringenin can encourage the burning of body fat in the liver tertimbuh. This effect is similar to the working substance fenofibrate and rosiglitazone, two lipid-lowering drug that is used to help control type 2 diabetes.

Yaakov Nahmias, one scientist from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, praised the extraordinary naringenin as a drug for diabetics. In the scientific journal PLoS One, he writes, "Chemicals such as naringenin had long sought by the pharmaceutical industry."

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